Spend March Break at the Library

School’s out for March Break and the Library is your go-to spot for free fun activities for the family Play at an Early Learning Centre Did you know we have 12 Early Learning Centres in libraries across Calgary? Rainbow Jungle, Into the Woods, and Bird’s Eye View are just a few of the places to explore…
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Current vs the new Central Library

How does the new Central Library stack up against the current Central Library? These infographics compare the two libraries, including square footage, public seating, collections, meeting rooms, plus more. The new Central Library, the newest gathering place for our city, opens November 1, 2018. In the meantime, Central Library continues its 55-year legacy of serving…
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Get Help With Your Taxes

Drop-In Assistance Drop in for free, one-on-one help to prepare and EFILE your 2017 or prior year’s tax returns, in partnership with the Financial Empowerment Collaborative and First Lutheran Church. Please note the eligibility requirements based on income, and a simple-tax situation below. No registration is required. See the dates, times and locations for first-come, first-served assistance. Eligibility Requirements…
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Spend Family Day at the Library

Looking for a fun, FREE, family-friendly place to spend Family Day? We’ve got you covered! Nine community libraries are open on Family Day. Have fun at our Early Learning Centres, find a great new read, or just relax. Visit the following community libraries from 12 – 5 pm on Monday, February 19: Family Day Picks…
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Central Library Café Announcement

It’s a story that couldn’t have been scripted any better, according to the Library’s CEO Bill Ptacek. A search for a business to operate the café in Central Library led to two Calgary entrepreneurs seeking to do something iconic in their hometown. Gareth Lukes and Eric Hendry are partnering on LUKES, a 2,000-square-foot café opening…
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Read for 15 Results

On January 26 and 27, thousands of people took the Read for 15 challenge by reading for 15 minutes and logging their reading with their local library. This year 15,732 Calgarians read, and then reported their reading to us — on social media, on our website, and on the street with our volunteer sticker patrol…
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